Companion Rescue Refresher


Do you know what to do???

Have you practised lately? Feeling a bit rusty with your transceiver? This course is for you!


This Companion Rescue Refresher is designed to help those that have done the AST – 1 but have become a bit rusty with their tools. We will re-introduce the fundamentals of transceiver use, the latest search methods, review effective probing and the most up to date shovelling techniques. This 1 day course is a great way to hone those skills and set you up for success in the mountains if the worst happens.

Course Details

What to bring

*3 Antenna Digital Transceiver
*Avalanche probe (we recommend 3m or above)
*Avalanche Shovel
*Skis/Snowboard/Snowshoes (Snowshoe specific courses availabe)
*Backpack to carry avalanche tools and other gear
*Lunch, snacks and fluids
*Warm layers

What we provide

*Professional Instructor
*1 full day in the field
*Avaluator 2 Slope Evaluation Tool
*Review of fundamentals for effective companion rescue
*Review transceiver search, proper probing & shovelling techniques
*Complete full scale scenarios with your team

Booking notes

Minimum of 4 guests required to book this trip. This course is delivered west of Panorama. A one ride lift ticket may be required for the 2nd day of the course. If the minimum is not met additional fees may apply.

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